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"Shored up" film examines effects of storm surge and sea level rise on coastal development

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Join us for this exclusive screening of the powerful new documentary Shored Up. Find out what happens when human nature and the force of nature collide, and the hard choices that result when coastal development is impacted by storms and sea level rise. Meet and chat with Director Ben Kalina after the film about his inspiration and perspiration in creating this important work.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 6. Reception at 6 pm, film at 6:30 pm, followed by discussion with Ben Kalina, Director, Jim Beever, Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, and Michael Savares, FGCU

WHERE: Edwards Hall Rm 112 at Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Boulevard South, Fort Myers

WHO: Presented by Florida Gulf Coast University and Union of Concerned Scientists with Rising Seas, Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida, Shafer Consulting, Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program and BDH Associates.

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RSVP: Free, but seating is limited...